It's been a massive year here at Strong Words HQ - the first full year of publishing!
Thank you to all of you for reading and sharing. I've put together a little vid to reminisce about the year just gone.
Pop your headphones in and enjoy the beats.
Wishing you all the most fun celebrations and see you in the New Year!
Injuries suck. And sometimes the getting better part can feel slow. But if you neglect the process now, you may find yourself with worse injuries down the line. I’m currently working through hamstring tendinopathy and it’s a slow process requiring a lot of patience that I don’t have. But if I want to play in the TAG Rugby World Cup I have to do it right!
Have you ever been given a single leg or single arm exercise and found it so easy that you wondered what exactly it was doing for you? Well, if it seems too good to be true... you know the drill. There's more to single limb training than meets the eye.
Meet Kate Mullaly, a Rugby League player, advocate of the game and superhuman levels of grit and resilience. Discover Kate’s story across the codes, through injury and all the way to the top.
A look back at my article on fun! Play, fun, hobbies, unstructured activities and doing stuff without expecting an outcome are all things that keep humans balanced, happy and connecting with others. It can also reduce the risk of Alzheimer's and many other ailments, particularly those related to old age. Fun AND good for your health? Yes!
If you’re playing in the European Touch Rugby Championships (or any tournament or competition) you’ll want to read this to get all the tips on recovering well.
Meet your Pelvic Floor (and also Strong Friend Danielle White). This is a crucial part of your body and we need to talk about it more often. Learn a little and meet Danielle along the way.
You’ve heard me tell you about chin ups a thousand times - and that’s because they are the ultimate strength movement. I taught a master class with StrongHer recently. Check it out!
Meet Laura Dalby from Pure Sports Medicine. She’s the one that is going to help you get that niggly hamstring back to normal!
We’re almost half way through the year so it’s time to check in on my favourite resolution: travelling! It’s fair to say that I have this one in the bag.
Squats! The queen of compound movements. Find out why they are so good for you, what not to do, and how to become a master of squats.